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France. Archives de la Marine. Fonds de la Marine : Série C2. Officiers civils

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Reel ID
C-12536
Document Record
Creator France. Ministère de la Marine.
Title France. Archives de la Marine. Fonds de la Marine : Série C2. Officiers civils
Identifier lac_mikan_100322
100322
MG 2 C 2
R11570-7-7-F
Government
French Canada
Foreign relations
Military
Genealogy
Document source Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada
Language fra
Description One of France's Secretaries of State under the ancien régime was entrusted with control of the French Navy (Secretary of State of the Navy in France). In 1791, this title was changed to Minister of the Navy. Before the 1890s, this position also usually had responsibility for France's colonies, and was usually known as Minister of the Navy and Colonies. The documents contained in the Fonds de la Marine were created or received by the Department of the Navy of France. They add to our knowledge of the French presence in the world as they document the naval operations, discovery and expansion of French overseas territories.
This collection contains documents related to civil and naval officer lists, that is to say the stewards, auditors, inspectors and supervisors, clerks and writers, engineers, physicians and surgeons, administration officials, naval agents (teachers, sculptors, painters and scholars).
Permanent Link http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_mikan_100322